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1480 SAT Score

This SAT score averages 740 points per section.

If you take the test multiple times, your score will most likely fluctuate between the range 1390-1570.



Is 1480 a good SAT score?

This SAT score means that you scored better than 98.9% of test takers.

Total Percentile: 98.9%
Male Percentile: 98.7%
Female Percentile: 99.0%

In 2013, 1,729 students scored the equivalent of 1480 on the SAT. There were 1,660,047 test takers in 2013.


(Data for 2013: Percentiles change depending on the year)



How does an 1480 SAT score translate to an ACT score or to the old SAT scoring?

The score converts to an ACT score of 33 out of 36. A 1480 translates into an old SAT score (2005-2015) of 2220 out of 2400.


What are some schools I should consider with a 1480 SAT score?
(Scores below are for the 25-75th percentile of admitted students)

Research Universities

Harvard University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
Princeton University - SAT Scores (1410-1600)
University of Chicago - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Yale University - SAT Scores (1410-1590)
Columbia University - SAT Scores (1390-1570)
Dartmouth College - SAT Scores (1360-1560)
Stanford University - SAT Scores (1380-1570)
Vanderbilt University - SAT Scores (1400-1570)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - SAT Scores (1430-1580)
Brown University - SAT Scores (1330-1540)
Duke University - SAT Scores (1370-1560)
Northwestern University - SAT Scores (1390-1550)
Rice University - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
University of Pennsylvania - SAT Scores (1370-1550)
Washington University in St Louis - SAT Scores (1420-1550)
Georgetown University - SAT Scores (1310-1500)
Tufts University - SAT Scores (1370-1530)
University of Notre Dame - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
Carnegie Mellon University - SAT Scores (1340-1530)
College of William and Mary - SAT Scores (1260-1450)
Liberal Arts Colleges

Williams College - SAT Scores (1340-1560)
Amherst College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Bowdoin College - SAT Scores (1360-1510)
Harvey Mudd College - SAT Scores (1400-1560)
Pomona College - SAT Scores (1380-1550)
Swarthmore College - SAT Scores (1350-1530)
Wellesley College - SAT Scores (1310-1510)
Carleton College - SAT Scores (1340-1520)
Haverford College - SAT Scores (1310-1490)
Reed College - SAT Scores (1270-1460)
Claremont McKenna College - SAT Scores (1330-1500)
Macalester College - SAT Scores (1230-1440)
Middlebury College - SAT Scores (1280-1480)
Oberlin College - SAT Scores (1270-1455)
Vassar College - SAT Scores (1310-1470)
Washington and Lee University - SAT Scores (1310-1460)
Wesleyan University - SAT Scores (1300-1480)
Scripps College - SAT Scores (1290-1460)
Barnard College - SAT Scores (1260-1450)
Davidson College - SAT Scores (1220-1430)


Recent History

SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


SAT Score 1480, Top 1%
Profile of Activities: - School Badminton Team (4 yrs) - Student Govt - National History Day (2 yrs) - Won Best entry in women's history, Shanghai round - Piano - 10+ years of experience and practice - Regarded as best in my school by teachers and students - Model United Nations - Academic performance based scholarships ever since I joined the school (4 yrs) after moving overseas from Boston to Shanghai at an international school - World Scholars Cup Beijing (2 yrs) - Won best performance in my school...
5 Years Ago


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